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Wildcats to tangle with Grambling Tigers Saturday

Bethune-Cookman’s football team faces the Grambling State University Tigers at Larry Kelly Field at Municipal Stadium…

B-CU adds 7-foot center to basketball roster

Bethune-Cookman Head Coach Gravelle Craig has announced the addition of Ugo Okam, a 7-0 center transferring…

B-CU’S football season under way

They’re back! The players. The cheerleaders. The band. The fans. Bethune-Cookman University’s football season kicked off…

Challenge accepted! College presidents complete ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Local university presidents have shown their support for a cause…

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  • Forecast for Tonight September 16, 2014
    Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening. Then considerable cloudiness with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Forecast for Thursday Night September 16, 2014
    Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
  • Forecast for Wednesday September 16, 2014
    Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms through late morning. Then numerous showers and scattered afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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Former NFL player Tony Boselli teaches kids how to tackle the flu

Former NFL player Tony Boselli teaches kids how to tackle the flu BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County public school students are gearing up to fight influenza with assistance from former Jacksonville Jaguars player Tony Boselli. The partnership between the Florida Department of Health in Volusia…

Recount completed, Cusack faces Northey in Volusia at-large race

Recount completed, Cusack faces Northey in Volusia at-large race BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Canvassing Board has finished the machine recount in the Volusia County Council at-large election. As reported in last week’s Daytona Times, the state-mandated recount for the hotly…

Black counselor makes history in DeLand

Black counselor makes history in DeLand Davis defeats Brown for District 3 seat; recount in Volusia at large contest BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Jessica Davis, a career counselor for at-risk teenagers, made local history Tuesday night when she was elected…

BRIEFS

BRIEFS Votran will have limited service on Labor Day Votran will operate on a limited service schedule Monday, Sept. 1. Riders are encouraged to plan their travel in advance to avoid possible travel conflicts. • West Volusia…

MORE BRIEFS

MORE BRIEFS Volusia, cities updating local mitigation strategy Volusia County government and the county’s 16 municipalities are updating the 2009 Local Mitigation Strategy, which focuses on reducing the risk of death, injury and property damage due to hazards…

Research: Most residents ignored Palm Coast tornado warning

Research: Most residents ignored Palm Coast tornado warning A university research study regarding emergency tornado notification found that most residents who received a warning about Palm Coast’s Starlight Tornado last December took no action to protect themselves. That is one of six key findings…

Flagler NAACP to host memorial golf tournament

Flagler NAACP to host memorial golf tournament The Flagler County NAACP will sponsor the 13th Annual Jacqueline A. Browne Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 9, at Pine Course of the Grand Club, 400 Pine Lakes Parkway, Palm Coast. The late Jacqueline A.…

Former government manager tells of experience working for farmers’ rights

Former government manager tells of experience working for farmers’ rights The full impact of a demonstration by Black farmers called on President Bill Clinton to assure fair treatment on behalf of the farmers in agricultural lending programs. The public display had opened an examination of all…

‘Success: You can get it if you want it,’ judge tells girls

‘Success: You can get it if you want it,’ judge tells girls This news piece speaks of success as the acclaim we all can seek to have. “Success: You Can Get It If You Want It, If You Work For It” targeted Judge Shirley A. Green’s keynote address…

Students benefit from reality shows

Students benefit from reality shows The Youth Black History Reality Show Committee has made its mark as an avenue of giving away scholarships. It was an avenue of influence by graduating students qualified by essays, participation in Youth Black History Reality…

Election results too close to call

Election results too close to call As of 8:35 p.m., 100 of 125 precincts have reported election results for the 2014 Primary Election. The polls closed at 7 p.m.   Some problems When we delivered our equipment yesterday, 4 of the 125 precincts…

Community News

Community News Volusia’s Community Assistance Division plans public meetings Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division will hold three publi meetings to provide information about the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships and Emergency Solutions Grant programs. The meetings…

Stetson student steals scene at Oscars

Stetson student steals scene at Oscars Peter Nyong’o captures worldwide attention in selfie with celebs FROM STAFF REPORTS His sister snagged an Oscar on Sunday for her gripping portrayal of Patsey in “12 Years A Slave,’’ but Peter Nyong’o captured his share…

Covidien celebrates 50th year in DeLand

Covidien celebrates 50th year in DeLand Volusia County Councilwoman Joyce Cusack, Florida State Rep. Dwayne Taylor and State Sen. Dorothy Hukill were among other community leaders and the employees of Covidien celebrating the company’s 50th anniversary in DeLand on Oct. 26. Covidien’s…

DeLand resident to speak at writing conference in Canada

DeLand resident to speak at writing conference in Canada FROM STAFF REPORTS Dr. Marcia Riley, a DeLand resident, has been chosen as a presenter at the International PLAIN 2013 Conference in Vancouver next month. The Oct. 10-13 conference attracts hundreds of writers, editors, teachers, professors,…

Wildcats to tangle with Grambling Tigers Saturday

Wildcats to tangle with Grambling Tigers Saturday Bethune-Cookman’s football team faces the Grambling State University Tigers at Larry Kelly Field at Municipal Stadium on Sept. 13 in a 4 p.m. game. The Wildcats won their first game of the season on Aug. 30…

B-CU adds 7-foot center to basketball roster

B-CU adds 7-foot center to basketball roster Bethune-Cookman Head Coach Gravelle Craig has announced the addition of Ugo Okam, a 7-0 center transferring from Harvard University to the Wildcat roster. Okam saw action for the Crimson’s 2011-12 Ivy League championship team, who made…

B-CU’S football season under way

B-CU’S football season under way They’re back! The players. The cheerleaders. The band. The fans. Bethune-Cookman University’s football season kicked off on Aug. 30 as the Wildcats faced the Florida International University (FIU) Golden Panthers. The Wildcats defeated FIU 14-12 at…

Wildcats football team worships at Mt. Carmel

Wildcats football team worships at Mt. Carmel BY JAMES A DAVIS JR. SPECIAL TO THE TIMES On Sunday, Aug. 10, Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church of Daytona Beach and the entire Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats football team worshipped together at the church’s annual Deacon-Deaconess…

Allmendinger offers tribute to fallen racer after Watkins Glen race

Allmendinger  offers tribute to fallen racer after Watkins Glen race SPECIAL TO THE TIMES WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. –  The theatrics and fireworks of NASCAR’s brand of road-course racing was omnipresent as usual at Watkins Glen International, but so was an underlying solemn tone of remembrance after…

BRIEFS

BRIEFS Libraries to host suicide awareness sessions Social workers Jessica Buccolo and Jenifer Flores will explain how people can help prevent suicides by recognizing the behavioral changes that often precede suicide attempts. They’ll share their observations during…

Events

Events Revival starts Sept. 22 at Daytona Deliverance Daytona Deliverance Church of God is hosting its Fresh Fire Revival 2014 on Monday, Sept. 22 through Sept. 24 beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest revivalist will be…

Halifax Health to present free men’s prostate health event on Sept. 19

Halifax Health to present free men’s prostate health event on Sept. 19 The Halifax Health – Center for Urology’s free men’s prostate health event is Friday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Halifax Health Medical Center, Professional Building, 311 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite 360,…

Briefs

Briefs CareerSource Flagler Volusia seeking long-term unemployed for new program In an effort to connect businesses with local unemployed talent, CarrerSource Flagler Volusia is offering a new program called Paid Work Experience. This program will provide up…

Community News

Community News Volunteers sought to read to students in Flagler, Volusia The United Way and Flagler Volunteer Services are seeking ReadingPals volunteers to read to pre-k through third grade students at local public schools for one hour a…

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